High gas prices negatively affect Shakespeare festival

Looks like the high gas prices are (not unexpectedly) affecting theatre ticket sales. Case in point: Ontario’s Stratford Shakespeare Festival’s box-office receipts are down 10%, with a possible $5-million dollar loss in revenue this year, the assumed reason being that Americans are thinking twice before filling up their tanks to cross the border into Canada.  Whole story here.

Picture of front of main theatre at Ontario's Stratford Shakespeare Festival

Main theatre at Ontario's Stratford Shakespeare Festival